Examples of minuet in a Sentence
The orchestra played a minuet.
Recent Examples of minuet from the Web
The transition from the penultimate fugue to the final minuet, a series of floating chords, really did seem to be pointing beyond this world: whether toward heaven or apocalypse, Mr. Levit kept painfully ambiguous.
George and Martha danced a minuet, captured in a drawing displayed on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar.
And the final march into Valhalla, staged amusingly as a pompous minuet that keeps getting interrupted by the wailing Rhinemaidens, suggested that this moment of triumph was illusory, and would be short-lived.
The mystery genre is a minuet between disruption and order.
The cakewalk was a dance, created by slaves in imitation (some accounts say in mockery) of the white minuet.
The mechanics of a Pipeline stop are much like a minuet, except the trooper is the only one who hears the music or knows the steps--all of which lead inexorably to a thorough search of your car.
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Origin and Etymology of minuet
First Known Use: 1672See Words from the same year
MINUET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of minuet for English Language Learners
: a slow, graceful dance that was popular in the 17th and 18th centuries
: the music for a minuet
MINUET Defined for Kids
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